Finger-Tappin' Good: Nail Salons in SF
Vanity Beauty Lounge
Located on the second floor of Embarcadero Center, steps from Embarcadero Station, Vanity Beauty Lounge supports your inner (and outer) diva. Unwind in this opulent red and black salon adorned with flowers and nail polish-lined walls when you’re in need of a relaxing session in Downtown SF. The product menu includes both shellac and Zoya natural polishes, and the heated neck wraps and warm tea add to an all-around soothing experience.
The name of the business may not be very creative, but that’s because Mani-Pedi doesn’t need much additional flair to convince customers it gets the job done more than just well. Rose petal-laden foot baths precede the gel and acrylic mani-pedis (with dip powder technique) at this Guerrero Street salon. In addition to the beloved nail polish mastery during traditional services, Mani-Pedi is also known for its friendly staff and alternative takes on the French mani-pedi (think diagonals and multi-color arrangements).
Sophia’s Beauty Lounge
Sophia’s Beauty Lounge knows how to clean up those cuticles and transform your nails into blank canvases ready for the next artistic polish. Mani-pedis, waxing and facials are delivered in a setting that is both pristine and boldly dramatic (red walls and red chairs contribute to the warm, welcoming scene). Sit back, close those eyes and relax as your worries and feet melt away in an Herb Mineral Bath, all a quick walk from 24th St Mission Station.
Thi Nail Salon & Spa
Regulars sink into large and comfy gray seats with red velvet pillows at Thi Nail Salon & Spa, where nails get the star treatment in a sleek environment near Powell St station. Chandeliers, black tile flooring and greenery in a bright spacious salon set the scene as Essie and OPI polishes are carefully coated onto clients’ nails during the popular mani-pedi sessions at this Mission Street staple. Facials, waxing and massage treatments add to the full menu of me-time services.